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Gabel, Mary Emma (Taylor) 1878-1941


Posted By: Bruce Atkinson (email)
Date: 10/22/2007 at 00:17:47

Wife of Prominent Johnson Farmer

Mrs. Gabel, wife of Frank Gabel, prominent farmer in Johnson township, died at her home Monday evening September 1, 1941, following a lingering illness.

Mrs. Gabel was born in Lancaster, Wis., June 17, 1878, her maiden name being Mary Taylor, and came with relatives to Plymouth county when a girl. She was united in marriage with Frank Gabel, March 14, 1905.

She leaves to mourn her death her husband, five daughters and a son, Mrs. Harlan Rowe, Mrs. Clark Tindall of the vicinity, Mrs. Frank Coates of Kansas City, Mo., Mrs. Charles Bell of Cherokee, Miss Eva Gabel and Ralph Gabel at home. There are six grandchildren. She leaves a brother and a sister, Irwin Taylor and Mrs. George Gabel.

The Mauer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Gabel was widely known in the Adaville community and was respected and esteemed by everybody who knew her.

She was a daughter of Robert and Margaret Taylor. In 1883 the family moved to Georgetown, Wis., and two years later came to Plymouth county and settled near Merrill. She was educated in a rural school in Johnson township and was graduated from Northwestern Normal School and Business College of LeMars in 1897. She was a successful teacher in this county for several years.

At an early age she united with the Adaville United Brethren church.

Funeral services were held from the Adaville United Brethren church Thursday afternoon with Rev. Geo. Talbot officiating, assisted by Rev. Theo. Siebert. Internment was made in the Pleasant Valley cemetery in Adaville.

LeMars paper (LeMars, Plymouth County, Iowa) of 09/05/1941


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